Police: 2 infants found dead in Cleveland neighborhood

Published: May. 21, 2023 at 10:46 AM CDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO/Gray News) - Police are investigating after two infants were found dead in Cleveland, Ohio, WOIO reports.

Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia with the Cleveland Police Department says police found the infants Saturday around 7:20 p.m. in the Buckeye Shaker Square neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio.

“The Cleveland Police Homicide Unit investigates all cases of child fatalities,” Ciaccia said.

Police did not say if the babies appeared to have suffered any injuries prior to their deaths.

Neighbors say the babies were found in a trash bin behind a house. One neighbor, who asked to be unnamed, added that the babies were found by a landscaper looking to dispose of yard waste.

Officials confirmed the person who is believed to be the infants’ mother is being questioned by investigators.

The deaths remain under investigation.